All-American diver Wenting Zhang and four-time Missouri Valley Conference champion Marissa Yontz took home top honors.
Illinois State's Kelly Sanks listed among three student-athletes averaging a perfect 4.0 GPA.
The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.
Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships
Illinois State swimming and diving remain in second place during the Missouri Valley Conference Championships
2012-13: Named most improved at the 2013 awards banquet ... swam a personal best in the 200-yard backstroke (2:06.77), 100-yard backstroke (58.24) and 400-yard IM (4:36.31) at the MVC Championships ... participated in the Dennis Stark Relays, the Butler Invitational and the Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Truman State, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska-Omaha, Washington (Mo.) and Ball State.
Marian Catholic HS: Four year varsity swimmer ... named MVP all four years ... swimming captain senior year ... 3-time state qualifier in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle ... high school record holder in 200-yard freestyle ... swam for North Aquatics Club... 3-time sectional champion ... member of the National Honors Society ... member of the honor roll all 4 years at Marian Catholic High School ... member of Recruitment Corp for 3 years ... also played soccer all four years in high school.
Personal: Born 3/01/94 ... daughter of Daniel and Denise Kresal ... majoring in criminal justice ... holds a cumulative GPA of 3.67.
Personal Best: 100-yard freestyle-53.43, 200-yard freestyle-1:54.90, 100-yard backstroke-58.24, 200-yard backstroke-2:08.79, 200-yard IM- 2:13.35, 400-yard IM- 4:36.31.